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Senior Histotechnologist Job

Job Number: RIH15092

Job Title: Sr Medical Technologist (Senior Histotechnologist)

Department: Anatomic Pathology - 1012953

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA standards. National certification (or eligible) in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology by ASCP or equivalent. Advanced or Master’s Degree work in the area of specialization is desired but specialized knowledge can also be obtained through equivalent work experience.

The ability to operate equipment and instruments and to perform all procedures and tests within assigned laboratory section and interpret them for accuracy.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


One year job related (specialized in Histotechnology) work experience, in addition to any equivalent work experience required to offset formal training at the Masters level.

Experience in Neuropath and/or Electron Microscopy is desired but not necessary.

The Sr. Medical Technologist in Histotechnology reports to the Pathology Manager. Is assigned individually and may include responsibility for overseeing the operations and personnel performing testing in a specific laboratory section. Performs non-routine and/or includes specialized tests and analyses. Such tests and analyses require the regular application of advanced problem solving and/or research skills due to their unusually difficult and complex nature and/or their innovative and developmental nature. Individuals will be assigned to a specific laboratory section or discipline.